It's been a shocker flu season that started early, peaked at record levels and has a long tail we've yet to see the end of. As public health a..
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Victoria is at the peak of what will be a record-breaking flu season, with outbreaks of the potentially lethal virus rampant in aged-care homes, h..
Influenza rates are high across Australia and are at near-record levels in Victoria. Very high numbers of people are presenting to emergency depar..